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Ziskind named Premier's strategist on value-based care in academia

Ziskind named Premier's strategist on value-based care in academia

Dr. Andrew Ziskind, an interventional cardiologist who most recently oversaw physician performance improvement efforts for Huron Consulting, will lead Premier's strategy to help train a new generation to work under population health and alternative payment models.

425 doctors to leave Tufts physician network

About 425 Southcoast Health physicians in New Bedford, Mass., have opted to leave the physician network of Tufts Medical Center in Boston after merger plans with another system fell through.

Blog: Cuban pharmaceutical imports to U.S. could lead to lower drug prices

Industry experts say the Obama administration's decision to lift a ban on importing Cuban pharmaceuticals and collaborating with the nation's researchers could bring the nation's cheaper, reputable medicines to the U.S. The move could give American researchers the chance to study Cuba's care...

Train crash tests Hoboken University Medical Center's readiness

Train crash tests Hoboken University Medical Center's readiness

After receiving a text from her husband informing her of a train accident in Hoboken, N.J., Dr. Meika Roberson, chief medical officer at Hoboken University Medical Center, called the hospital's head of security and then launched into the hospital's disaster plan.

New academic hospital ups the ante in San Diego

New academic hospital ups the ante in San Diego

The opening of UC San Diego Health's new $943 million hospital later this year—the first new hospital in San Diego County completed since 2012—will bring cutting-edge technology for cancer treatment and other specialty care while also stirring up competition in the market.

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